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Synonyms for border
ˈbɔr dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, mete(noun)

    a line that indicates a boundary

    Synonyms:
    perimeter, delimitation, edge, boundary line, mete, molding, moulding, borderline, margin

  2. margin, border, perimeter(noun)

    the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

    Synonyms:
    leeway, edge, mete, circumference, perimeter, tolerance, gross profit margin, boundary line, gross profit, security deposit, moulding, borderline, molding, allowance, margin, delimitation

  3. edge, border(noun)

    the boundary of a surface

    Synonyms:
    margin, borderline, moulding, delimitation, edge, mete, bound, molding, boundary, boundary line, sharpness, perimeter

  4. molding, moulding, border(noun)

    a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

    Synonyms:
    margin, borderline, mold, delimitation, mould, mete, boundary line, modeling, edge, modelling, molding, moulding, casting, clay sculpture, perimeter

  5. border(verb)

    a strip forming the outer edge of something

    "the rug had a wide blue border"

    Synonyms:
    perimeter, borderline, edge, boundary line, mete, molding, moulding, margin, delimitation

  6. surround, environ, ring, skirt, border(verb)

    extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

    "The forest surrounds my property"

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, elude, circumvent, evade, band, butt against, frame, butt, butt on, echo, sidestep, surround, phone, peal, abut, environ, besiege, edge, wall, call up, parry, fence in, duck, call, knell, fence, hedge, resound, put off, reverberate, smother, bound, beleaguer, hem in, frame in, march, ring, fudge, palisade, telephone, dodge, skirt

  7. bound, border(verb)

    form the boundary of; be contiguous to

    Synonyms:
    rebound, restrict, surround, bound, trammel, march, frame in, restrain, frame, confine, skirt, butt on, throttle, spring, leap, ricochet, environ, abut, edge, bounce, butt against, ring, recoil, adjoin, resile, butt, reverberate, limit, take a hop, jump

  8. frame, frame in, border(verb)

    enclose in or as if in a frame

    "frame a picture"

    Synonyms:
    put, abut, surround, butt on, bound, march, frame in, ensnare, frame, set up, frame up, cast, butt against, compose, redact, draw up, butt, couch, adjoin, skirt, ring, entrap, edge, environ

  9. border, edge(verb)

    provide with a border or edge

    "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, edge, frame in, abut, butt, bound, ring, butt against, skirt, march, inch, frame, surround, environ, butt on

  10. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on(verb)

    lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

    "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"

    Synonyms:
    demonstrate, abut, surround, process, touch, bound, march, frame in, frame, skirt, butt against, meet, bump into, run into, parade, edge, butt, knock against, exhibit, jar against, ring, adjoin, inch, bunt, butt on, contact, environ

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. border

    Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.

    Synonyms:
    bank, beach, bound, brim, brink, coast, edge, marge, margin, rim, shore, strand

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. border

    Synonyms:
    limit, boundary, brink, rim, verge, brim, edge, edging, band, hem, enclosure, confine

    Antonyms:
    land, tract, interior, substance, space, centre

  2. border

    Synonyms:
    be contiguous to, be adjacent to, conterminous with, adjoin, adjacent to

    Antonyms:
    remote from, away from

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. border(n.)

    Synonyms:
    edge, rim, brim, verge, brink, margin, skirt

  2. border(n.)

    Synonyms:
    limit, boundary, confine, frontier

  3. border(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put a border upon, adorn with a border, make a border for

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. border(n)

    Synonyms:
    verge, edge, margin, brink, marge, skirt, rim, brim, purl, fillet, boundary, frontier, outskirt, confine, march, purlieu

  2. border(v)

    Synonyms:
    border on, be contiguous, be adjacent, adjoin, verge, approach

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How to use border in a sentence?

  1. Laszlo Trocsanyi:

    Anyone crossing the border illegally only has the right to do so if their life was in danger, we assume everyone is safe in Serbia.

  2. Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto:

    Instead of helping people, Croatia is encouraging masses and masses of people to commit a criminal offence - illegal crossing of the border is a criminal offense.

  3. David Duncan:

    We've got this continual flow of Covid coming across the border in the form of Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista citizens that carry and continue to escalate and fuel the Covid pressures that we see.

  4. Del Pino:

    It will help PDVSA in all the necessary areas. For instance in border areas, we're going to increase our security, in operational issues where our soldiers are perfectly prepared.

  5. Gregory Hess:

    Border Patrol only finds about 50% of the remains. The rest are found by whoever -- hikers, hunters, ATVers.

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